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Footsteps to Freedom Tours

Lobby Taj Hotel, corner Wale St and St George's Mall, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 83 452 1112
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Take a walking tour when you arrive

We were jet lagged, but arrived too early to fall instantly asleep. A walking tour of Cape Town... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2012
TetaS
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California
A terrific tour guide!

Our group of four spent two wonderful days with Garth touring the Cape of Good Hope and L'Agulhas... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2012
Rustymom
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Windham, New Hampshire
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The Footsteps to Freedom walking tour of the historic heart of Cape Town tells the story of Cape Town and its people. We use streets, buildings, monuments, memorials and the passing street-scene as props develop a story of Cape Town and South Africa's dramatic past. Stories of Dutch and British colonial rule, slavery and apartheid, and finally our peaceful transition to a real democracy.We gather before 10h30 (Mon-Sat) in the lobby of the Taj Cape Town Hotel, located in centre of Cape Town's cultural and historic precinct. At 10h30 the 2½ hr walking tour starts from the steps of the Bishop Robert Gray Memorial, adjacent Taj Cape Town hotel.
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Lobby Taj Hotel, corner Wale St and St George's Mall, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 October 2012

We were jet lagged, but arrived too early to fall instantly asleep. A walking tour of Cape Town, downtown, was a perfect introduction to the city. You will get oriented, and have a sense of history at the same time. Ask him for a restaurant...More

3  Thank TetaS
Reviewed 6 September 2012

Our group of four spent two wonderful days with Garth touring the Cape of Good Hope and L'Agulhas, the southern-most tip of Africa. Garth was the perfect host who kept us entertained with his incredible knowledge of the history of the area. Early on it...More

2  Thank Rustymom
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We hired Garth as a guide for our day excursion on the Cape Peninsula. We had been referred to Garth by a friend who attended a graduate school program in Cape Town, where Garth served as their guide for the week. I have travelled extensively,...More

2  Thank KilburnPost
Reviewed 13 August 2012

My family and I spent 2 days being toured around the Cape Town area with Garth and our experience was terrific from beginning to end. Garth's knowledge of a wide range of topics is amazing. He's a history buff who is also a great storyteller,...More

1  Thank hazysunshineBoston
Reviewed 5 August 2012

My husband and I spent 9 days in Cape Town and Garth Angus was our guide for 3 days n He planned a township tour, a tour of Bo Kaap area, took us to Hermanus, Penguin viewing at Bettys Bay and visited family operated wineries...More

2  Thank SandiUSA
Reviewed 4 June 2012

My wife and I took a 2-hour walking tour in May 2012. It was the off-season so we actually were the only people on the tour, which was actually helpful as our tour guide waited about 15 minutes while searched for parking. It was a...More

Thank jstewar9
Reviewed 14 February 2012

I joined a 3 hour walking tour and the given guide was Ivor Shaskolsky. He gave a highly articulate and interesting insight into the culture, history and architecture of the city. It was an easy walk and whilst I'd been concerned at wandering about on...More

Thank JAS02
Reviewed 2 December 2011

I had the great pleasure of spending a day with Garth on a tour of the Cape Penninsula. Garth was extremely knowledgable on just about every topic I had a question about (be it geology, botany, fauna, politics, etc.). He was a true professional and...More

1  Thank SRPDRP
Reviewed 21 July 2011

We were a group of five young, interested, first-time visitors to Capetown. We did a Footsteps to Freedom walking tour with Ivor who was a brilliant. We highly recommend this tour as a way to start off your vacation in Capetown. As we walked around...More

Thank Travel-with-Gina
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